Graduate Diploma in Chartered Professional Accountancy (CPA)

Admission requirements

The John Molson Graduate Diploma in Chartered Professional Accountancy (CPA) Admissions Committee reviews every application on an individual basis, looking for students with strong academic credentials, clear professional goals, motivation, maturity, and a commitment to excellence.

For more information on the application process, please consult our step-by-step application guide.

As there are a limited number of available seats for each session of our Graduate Diploma in CPA, we recommend exceeding the minimum requirements for better chances of admission.


Academic credentials

  • Undergraduate degree with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 / 4.3.
    • You may upload unofficial scanned copies of your transcripts for the application. Official sealed transcripts will be requested if you are admitted.
    • Applicants who have complete studies with the CPA Order must upload those transcripts and certificates as well.
  • If you are currently enrolled in school:
    • Submit the results of previous terms and a list of your current courses
    • Include mid-year grades if they're available
  • Successful completion of all courses listed in our Prerequisite courses section before beginning the CPA program. 
    • ACCO courses must be completed at a Canadian institution with a minimum overall GPA (across all prerequisite ACCO course) of 2.8 / 4.3 .
    • ACCO courses may be repeated to obtain the required ACCO GPA. Students with the fewest number of repeats will have the strongest chance for admission.

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English language proficiency

Applicants must meet the English Language proficiency requirement.


Other requirements

Questions?

For more information on the application process, please consult the Graduate Diploma in CPA's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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